Description: Old Manor
Date Listed: 12 September 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 252676
OS Grid Reference: SP4566010777
OS Grid Coordinates: 445660, 210777
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7938, -1.3393
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CASSINGTON BELL LANE
SP4510 (East side)
25/23 Old Manor
House. Built c.1735 for Robert Bouchier, Fellow of Worcester College, Oxford.
Squared and coursed limestone; gabled artificial stone slate roof; brick end
stacks, and gabled projection to stone lateral stack, finished in brick, to
right. L-plan with rear right wing. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Keyed flat stone
arches over late C19 six-pane sash and C20 window; half-dormer with C20 window
has moulded wood cornice to hipped roof. Wing of one storey and attic with
hipped roof, to rear; 6-panelled door to left set in moulded wood architrave
with raised and keyed stone architrave and C20 hood; gabled dormer above has
keyed flat stone arch over stair light; renewed to semi-circular arch over C19
window with glazing bars. Interior: all rooms are panelled; panelled doors.
Ground and first-floor rooms to left also have bolection-moulded overmantels
over stone fireplaces with imposts. Room to rear has marble fireplace, moulded
and dentilled plaster cornice and painted shell heads to niches. Fine dog-leg
with landing staircase has turned balusters set on closed string and ball
finials to newels.
(National Monuments Record; Information from VCH)
Listing NGR: SP4566010777
Source: English Heritage
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